Comparing VTWC Soffit Lath and Traditional Rib Lath

Hi-Rib expanded metal lath was developed and used for stucco soffits and ceilings for many decades. However, this lath was always susceptible to cracks forming after curing along some of the ribs or at the longitudinal overlaps. Since there were no alternatives, the industry lived with these problems for all these years. The cracking is  …